I want you for U.S. Army : nearest recruiting station.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

Uncle Sam points at the viewer. Half-length portrait of Uncle Sam, pointing at the viewer as part of the United States government effort to recruit soldiers.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 41 cm.

Creation Information

Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 6651 times , with 203 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: I want you for U.S. Army : nearest recruiting station.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Uncle Sam points at the viewer. Half-length portrait of Uncle Sam, pointing at the viewer as part of the United States government effort to recruit soldiers.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 41 cm.

Notes

Modern reproduction.

"Poster prepared exclusively for the Military Book Club, Garden City, NY 11530"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 241
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2025
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Flagg 1 mod.
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc451

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:34 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 12:13 p.m.

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Yesterday: 5
Past 30 days: 203
Total Uses: 6,651

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960. I want you for U.S. Army : nearest recruiting station., poster, Date Unknown; Garden City, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc451/: accessed March 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.